Vital condition an APC northern governorship aspirant gave for him to support Tinubu's 2023 ambition
The next presidential election of the country is in 2023 and by then, the current President Muhammadu Buhari would have ended his tenure. As such, politicians who have the intention of occupying the apex political position of the country have started now to make smart and strategic moves ahead of the election in 2023.
Photo Credit: Punch The recent announcement by the Northern Governors Forum that it is against the Power rotation agreement by political parties has come as a shock to many. The Northern Governors made the declaration after an emergency meeting in Kaduna a few hours ago. The declaration is a direct response to Southern Governor's demand for Southern Presidency in 2023.
Photo Credit: Vanguard Former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu is expected to make a major announcement concerning his presidential ambition in the coming days or weeks, even as analysts have tipped him to emerge as All Progressives Congress Presidential flagbearer in 2023. Tinubu is expected to easily emerge in a field likely to also have current Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and incumbent Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi.
When some politicians in Nigeria called Tinubu the Capon of politics in Nigeria, they are not exaggerating, what they are saying is from the political permutations they have seen him played in the past. He is indeed one of the master of the game of politics in Nigeria.
It is no longer a secret that Bola Tinubu, a former Governor of Lagos state, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is nursing the dreams of succeeding President Buhari, whose tenure would end in 2023. Despite that Bola Tinubu has not officially declared his intentions to contest the 2023 presidential election, his campaign posters have been sighted at different locations in recent times.
Senator Rasheed Adewolu Ladoja, the former governor of Oyo State has shared his views on the constant visit of politicians to the former governor of Lagos and National Leader of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Tinubu. Tinubu who is speculated to be interested in the forthcoming presidential election scheduled for 2023 has reportedly been in the United Kingdom where he was said to be receiving treatment after he reportedly underwent a knee surgery.
The social media was awash during the weekend with a poster from a group presenting the minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola and the governor of Borno state, Prof. Babagana Zulum as presidential and vice presidential candidate of an unnamed political party. More so, the poster was tagged the Nigerian Project 2023 and was reportedly signed by one Abayomi Mademaku as the convener.
The incumbent governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi recently made it known that only God knows what his political future holds in the 2023 general election, he unveiled this on Sunday when he spoke to Thisday Live which happens to be an interview programme on Arise television. However, a report from Punch News reportedly said Fayemi presidential campaign posters went viral in August 2020, and it has in return sparked a lot of controversies and public debates on various social media platforms regarding the possibility of his candidacy in the forthcoming general election.
The ex-governor of Oyo State affirmed that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu will be law-abiding and committed to the federal character as Nigerian president. During an interview, Mr. Rashidi Ladoja stated that Bola Tinubu will govern Nigeria better if he is elected as the president in the 2023 General election.
(Photo Credit: Premium Times Nigeria) It has been over two months since the National leader of the All Progressive Congress party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu left the shore of Nigeria to the United Kingdom. The National leader of the APC party is fondly referred to as the "Jagaban".
According to reports, 2023 presidential campaign posters of former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is currently flooding various areas in London, the United Kingdom. Video footage which was shared by Arise TV on Monday showed pictures of the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) displayed in various places in the British capital.
What Tinubu Can Do As NGF Says It's Unconstitutional For The South To Insist On Producing Presidency
The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) reportedly made it known that the South insistence on producing the next President of Nigeria contradicts the provision of the Nigerian constitution, this was stated by the NGF after their meeting in Kaduna on Monday. However, a report from Daily Post News further unveils that a communique signed by the governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong unveils that the position of their colleagues in the South is condemnable as the Southern governors have consistently insisted that power must shift to the region.
Tinubu had surgery, I visited him in London to show support- Fayemi Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, has said that he visited All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu, in London recently to show support for the ailing politician.
It is no longer a secret that there are rumours making rounds in the media, about an alleged plot by some powers within the All Progressives Congress (APC), to bring Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan, to the party. According to reports, a cabal within the APC, is considering the former President to be the party’s potential flag-bearer for the forthcoming 2023 presidential election.
Pastor Samuel Oladele who happens to be the president of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) in Nigeria and overseas reportedly said that anybody from the North who is planning to contest for presidency ahead 2023 does not love the country. However, a report from Punch news made it known that he stated the above statement during a press conference that held at their branch in ikeja during the week.
It is no longer a secret, that there are rumours making rounds in the media, that some powers within the All Progressives Congress (APC), are plotting to bring in Nigeria’s one-time President, Goodluck Jonathan, to the party. It should be recalled that constitutionally, after serving for only a term, the former President could still rule the country for another term.
Salihu Tanko Yakasi, a former special adviser on media to Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje reportedly criticized governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state over his posture that the All Progressives Congress, APC will zone 2023 presidency to the Southeast geopolitical zones of the country. However, according to a report from Punch News, Yakasi further said that Umahi would be missing it if the reason for his decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the APC in November 2020 was for the ruling party to zone the 2023 presidential ticket to the Southeast.
Photo Credit: Naija News There are serious worries in the camp of the All Progressives Congress, as the 2023 general election draws near.The ruling party has been compelled by the power rotation formula it adopted in 2013 to zone its presidential ticket to the South. So politicians from the North are barred from the party’s primaries.
Though the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) is not in Nigeria presently but so many top politicians and notable kingmakers are singing his praises every day. It is no more news that the national leader of the All Progressive Congress party and the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed is in London getting treatment for his unhealthiness, also Bola Tinubu has made it clear that he will be contesting in the next presidential election that is coming up in the year 2023.
Today's Headlines: Fayemi Speaks On Tinubu's Health, Northerners Are Happy Buhari Is In Power-Lamido
Photo Credit: Google Fayemi Speaks On Tinubu's Health Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, has said that he visited All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu, in London recently to show support for the ailing politician.